33 resource(s) found
December, 2015
Author: Gopalakrishna Bhat, Amol Gowande, Karan Shah, Tejas Patel
As Indian cities grow, they face competition and conflicts with other users, resulting in shortages. Climate change exacerbates these conflicts. The case of Latur and other cities is presented to highlight challenges they have to face in this context and to explore options for water...
December, 2015
Author: Nguyen Ngoc Huy, Tran Van Giai Phong , Stephen Tyler
The lack of a secure and clean potable water supply in peri-urban areas is a major source of vulnerability for poor residents on the periphery of rapidly expanding cities in South East Asia. Climate change will increase the demand for clean drinking water, while adversely affecting supply and...
July, 2015
Author: Helen Scott
The ICLEI-ACCCRN Process underpins the replication phase of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network. This case study looks at the process and the results of Shimla which was one of the first cities to be part of the project - to access the document please read more here.
June, 2015
Author: Divya Sharma
This detailed city assessment finds relevance at all levels of Guwahati city’s policy and regulatory framework and goes a long way in mainstreaming climate change adaptation in the urban planning process at both the city and state level. Further to this, the endeavour is to work towards...
June, 2015
Author: Divya Sharma
This report predicts the possibility of Gorakphur city becoming a pioneer in terms of building a robust plan to climate proof its systems.
December, 2014
Cities in Asia are at risk from climate change, amplifying current hazards and introducing sea-level rise. Various efforts mitigating these challenges are framed in the context of building resilience. A challenge is that effort is directed at technical solutions, failing to recognize governance...
October, 2014
This presentation was delivered in Asia Pacific Adaptation Network Forum, 1-3 October 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It explains how political will and leadership of the city mayor very much influences decision-making processes and implementation of programs in the city. It also highlights how...
July, 2014
This presentation highlights the major findings from research conducted with the aim of analyzing the potential for integration between spatial planning and climate risk assessment to develop better planning processes. The study concludes that climate risk assessments (CRA) can be integrated into...
June, 2014
Author: Diane Archer, Denia Syam, Florencia Almansi, Michael DiGregorio, Debra Roberts, Divya Sharma
Adaptation to climate change in urban areas presents a complex challenge. Consequently, approaches to urban adaptation should be both multilevel and multidimensional. Community-based adaptation (CBA) presents an opportunity for locallevel participation in framing adaptation planning and...
May, 2014
Author: Rahayu Yoseph-Paulus
This paper focuses on understanding what knowledge local planners at city, regional, and provincial levels have regarding climate change adaptation (CCA), and what informs their perceptions and understanding. Four main themes were investigated: their perception of climate change impacts on local...